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Senior Delivery Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
United Kingdom - Bristol Office

About Dyson IT

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers.  

Dyson IT are mid-transformation. Our aim, to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

About The Role

Reporting to the Head of Application Development and Operations, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team of Delivery Managers (Senior Agile Project Managers) and Delivery Leads (Agile Project Managers) to deliver technical solutions to support Dyson’s growth ambitions.
  • Develop and maintain a rolling backlog across the Platform for Business and IT change, challenging benefit and priority where required.
  • Working with Product Owners, Technical Architects and Operations to ensure the right solutions are developed and implemented successfully.
  • Working with cross-functional teams within a software practice ensuring that the work fed into, and processed through the development scrum teams is of the right technical quality
  • Partnering with the Project Management team on projects to ensure they are properly scheduled and resources assigned
  • Collaborating with business teams to understand and deliver their application requirements, including maintaining and modifying existing applications along with creating new applications
  • Ensuring that all applications are developed with Operations in mind, adhering to non-functional requirements such as performance or security
  • Assist in identifying application weaknesses and recommend solutions that utilise the most efficient and current technologies to improve the application
  • Collaborating to improve the effectiveness of our ways of working
  • Other duties as assigned

About You

Person specification / Core Competencies:

  • Dynamic, self-motivated with a desire to produce the best solution possible
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to learn quickly, and be flexible in the tasks and activities undertaken
  • Ability to deliver under pressure whilst showing attention to detail
  • Ability to show sensitivity to the wider cultural differences across Dyson globally
  • Ability to develop in-depth business knowledge and provide technical knowledge
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills
  • Willing and able to travel globally for project work to Dyson’s locations if necessary
  • Results-driven and assertive
  • Ethical, personal integrity
  • Attention to detail without losing bigger picture
  • Problem solver

Essential:

  • Scaled Agile Framework experience or other Agile scaling approach
  • Previous team management experience
  • Professional experience with one or more programming languages
  • Experience with large-scale web sites and applications
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen knowledge base and proficiencies

Benefits:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

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Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate. 

Closing date: 30 November 2021